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Today’s News

The government vowed to stop it, but 10,000 elderly people had to wait in A&E for more than a day

The HSE’s Service Plan for 2017 set a target that anyone aged 75 years and over entering an ED would be discharged or admitted within 24 hours.

Yesterday’s News

Canadian woman pleads guilty to killing friend after being incriminated by her own selfie

Cheyenne Antoine strangled friend Brittney Gargol to death just hours after posting a photo of the pair to Facebook.

Taxi drivers block London Bridge for hours in protest over Uber

Uber has around 40,000 drivers in London and 50,000 in Britain as a whole.

Yellow warning in place as snow set to return

Temperatures will dip to below freezing.

Teenager who fled Californian house of horrors had been planning escape 'for two years'

David Allen and Louise Anna Turpin are facing 94 years in prison apiece.

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From The42 'A shambles - nobody has thought about the players': Irish contingent caught up in US chaos Mayhem

13-year-old boy who sexually assaulted teen in park sentenced to 10 months in detention

The judge said he needs some “normality” in his life.

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

The Eighth, the M7 and a wolf had people talking today.

Trailer Watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend? Cinema This post contains a poll

Trailer Watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend?

What’s a must-watch, and what’s a miss? We tell you.

Ireland's sovereign wealth fund is taking a massive punt on solar farms

An ISIF-backed project will look to build 20 farms along Ireland’s east coast.

From The42 American consortium with a stake in Bournemouth completes takeover of Dundalk American Takeover

American consortium with a stake in Bournemouth completes takeover of Dundalk

The League of Ireland club has confirmed its sale to Peak6.

Even without El Nino last year Earth keeps getting hotter

2017 was either the second or third hottest year ever.

You may have heard of his famous Library - but just who was Chester Beatty?

It’s a well-known stop in the tourist trail – but how much do you know about the man himself?

13 cars involved in multiple collisions in a hailstorm on the M7 in Tipperary

None of the injuries sustained in the collisions are understood to be life-threatening.

Trump says his plan for border wall has never changed after aide called it 'uninformed'

Trump also clarified the wall would not be built in areas of natural protection.

Man jailed for seven years after sexually attacking woman he tracked off late night bus

Eduard Boaca targeted two women within six months, one in a McDonald’s toilet cubicle, and demanded oral sex after threatening them with a knife.

VHI is bringing its prices down by an average of 5.5%

The reductions kick in on 1 March.

From The42 Here's what your province needs to happen in the decisive Champions Cup pool matches Runners And Riders

Here's what your province needs to happen in the decisive Champions Cup pool matches

Leinster are already through, and both Munster and Ulster know what they need to do this weekend to qualify for the knock-out stages.

'My career is gone because of that': McCabe's reaction to his credibility being challenged by gardaí

The Disclosures Tribunal heard today about the “enormous stress” on gardaí about whom McCabe gave allegations against.

Roma children living in 'overcrowded houses with rats, damp and sewage'

Over 80% of respondents in new research reported discrimination in the street or in a public place.

Dublin's Tivoli Theatre will be knocked for a hotel - once the developer preserves its graffiti

The venue’s street art was described as ‘emblematic of 21st century European urban youth culture’.

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Column: 'The rawness is felt collectively in Kerry, by a people, by a place'

The emotions and memories stirred by the words “The Kerry Babies” is something that cannot be understood in any other county, in any other place.

The 5 at 5: Thursday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

'We should remove the Eighth Amendment' - Micheál Martin has changed his mind Change Of Heart This post contains videos

'We should remove the Eighth Amendment' - Micheál Martin has changed his mind

Micheál Martin became the first of the two largest parties’ leaders to endorse the removal of the Eighth Amendment to the Constitution.

School lockdown lifted after capture of escaped wolf in UK

The sanctuary has said that the wolf’s enclosure gate may have been left open deliberately.

Ward of court system is 'inadequate, archaic and has no place in the 21st Century'

A new report published today says there is “confusion and lack of understanding” around the whole system.

Drunk driver who killed elderly man gets community service after widow pleads for him to avoid jail

The ex-wife of Liam McDonnell said jailing the man would not bring Liam back.

From The42 Ireland name trimmed down squad for Six Nations warm up with Wales Rest

Ireland name trimmed down squad for Six Nations warm up with Wales

New head coach Adam Griggs has given 13 players a weekend off.

'We don’t have a lot of time': Last-ditch Stormont talks start next week

It’s been one year since the power-sharing administration collapsed in Northern Ireland.

Brewing up a storm? War of words between UK and Irish forecasters over naming of 'Fionn'

A storm? Channel 4′s weatherman reckoned it was tantamount to “naming raindrops”.

Shane Ross accidentally voted against his own drink-driving bill in the Dáil today

TDs voted in favour of the Road Traffic Amendment Bill 2017 at its second stage in the Dáil.

As it happened: TDs share their views on Ireland's abortion laws

The debate on the Eighth Amendment commmitte’s report continues.

'Take a look in the mirror': Why didn't the Central Bank act earlier on the tracker mortgage scandal?

The Central Bank’s governor Philip Lane confirmed 13,000 impacted customers are still waiting to get their money back.

No charges to be brought in relation to boy (17) who killed himself after alleged cyberbullying

The mother of the teenager says laws need to change to protect children from online predators.

Poll: Do you manage to sleep through most nights? Lunch Crunch This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you manage to sleep through most nights?

Give it to us straight. Be honest.

Drone rescues two Australian swimmers in world's first

Australia is leading the use of the technology in surf lifesaving, with dozens of drones being trialled on beaches around the country.

All 52 who died in Kazakhstan bus fire were Uzbek nationals

All those who died are believed to be Uzbek nationals; local media indicates that they were migrant workers travelling to Russia.

From The42 'If foreign players have been caught doing that, it is hindering home-grown players who are doing it the right way' Doping

'If foreign players have been caught doing that, it is hindering home-grown players who are doing it the right way'

Chris Henry is less than impressed with Gerbrandt Grobler’s doping past.

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